Fossilized footprints suggest ancient humans divided labour

May 19, 2020 - General

The largest collection of footprints from the human fossil record in Africa is described in Scientific Reports this week. The findings, which further our understanding of human life during the Late Pleistocene period (126,000 to 11,700 years ago), suggest a division of labour in ancient human communities.
The Engare Sero footprint site, which preserves at least 408 human footprints
[Credit: © Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce/Appalachian State…

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